Although not of the size and weight of Swans, Canada Geese are quite large birds and seeing them take off is quite a sight so here a 'solo' and also a pair.
I can make no apologies for posting another set of 'Heron pictures' I see them as quite magnificent birds especially in flight. Although not as dramatic as 'Raptors' and other birds of prey, they are large birds who seem to almost 'row' their way through the air with their huge wings.
The Bristol Channel has a very high tidal range which I believe is second only to Newfoundland. Of course the tidal range varies during the course of each month but on several occasions each year, we will have the highest at over 12 meters and these are known as“Spring Tides” though they are not tied to that particular season.